Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarship – University of Leicester

Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarship

Applications for the Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarship academic year have is now available. Interested and qualified applicants should hurry and ready through this article to see necessary details about the scholarship.

The Scholarships will be awarded to applicants wishing to begin their studies at the University of Leicester who can demonstrate that they have the ability to succeed academically, but face barriers to that success.

About Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarships

These scholarships will be available for students from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus who are displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict. These scholarships are open for study at all levels (Bachelors, Masters, PhD), with some scholarships prioritised for STEM subjects, in particular Mathematics and Physics.

The awards
The awards are for study on any course (except exclusions listed below) at the following levels:

  • Undergraduate
  • Taught Masters
  • PhD
  • A number of scholarships will be prioritised for STEM subjects, in particular for Mathematics and Physics.
Scholarship Benefits

Awards include;

  1. A tuition fee waiver for duration of your course,
  2. Plus an annual stipend of up to £9,706 per year depending on your circumstances.

=> Candidates must hold an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Leicester.

=> Candidates must be normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia or Belarus and be displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict.

=> Candidates must have one of the following immigration statuses:

  • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme
  • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Family Scheme
  • leave to remain granted under Ukraine Extension Scheme
  • leave to remain on the grounds of ‘humanitarian protection’
  • refugee status
  • asylum seeker status/leave to remain as the results of an asylum application or human rights application
  • International student visa.
How to Apply
  • Candidates must complete the application process (as instructed) in the official application website to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Candidates must apply for the scholarship before the deadline.
  • Successful candidates will be notified.
Important Notice
  • The scholarship is for September entry only: the award cannot be deferred to a different intake.
  • The scholarship is for Year 1 entry of a degree course at the University of Leicester.
  • The scholarship cannot be used for any NHS-funded courses (e.g. Medicine MBChB).
  • The scholarship can never be used for Distance Learning, Certificate or Diploma courses.
  • The award cannot be used for pre-university Foundation programmes, Summer Schools, Study Abroad or Exchange programmes.
  • The scholarship can only be used for full-time study.

Additionally, please keep an eye on our website for more updates on Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarship and do not forget to use the comment section below if you have any question.

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